- Nii Lante Vanderpuye has been released from police custody after his arrest
- He was arrested by the police for allegedly inciting violence and a shooting incident that occurred in the area
- The incident is said to have happened in Modark Hotel
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Member of Parliament for the Odododiodoo constituency, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye has been released from police custody following his arrest.
Information gathered by YEN.com.gh had it that the legislator was being accused of instigating a shooting incident near Modark Hotel after near fisticuffs between NPP and NDC supporters.
It is reported that he was released upon making bail.
The Parliamentary candidate was arrested with some 50 young men who were lodging with him at the hotel.
The incumbent MP had earlier alleged that he and his family had been attacked by some unknown people.
According to Nii Lante’s lawyer, Lesley Anim, the police took the MP to the Central Police Station.
“I am not sure about the number but the boys working on his collation … about four or five of them have been arrested,” Lawyer Anim said about the arrest made in the early hours of Tuesday.
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